Round Up: Skydrop WiFi Sprinkler Controller (8 zone)

The Skydrop WiFi Sprinkler Controller is a smart irrigation system that monitors the weather and skips waterings if rain is in the forecast. If you have a Nest device, the Skydrop can send it water usage reports.

The controller is not weather resistant, so you can’t mount it outdoors without a protective case. But Skydrop makes a really slick case that is only $49.99. The unit can be controlled manually, so you don’t need a device to make changes to your watering schedule.


Check out how the features of this smart sprinkler controller stack up against the competition in our Big Ole WiFi Sprinkler Controller Comparison.

MSRP: $299.00
Amazon Reviews:  (126 reviews)
EPA WaterSense Certified: Yes
Control: Web
 iOS app
 Android app
Manual Control
Connection: WiFi
Ethernet     Ethernet devices
Zones: 8 (expandable to 16)
Weather Auto-Pause: Yes
Weather Resistant: No     Weather-resistant devices
Inputs: Rain sensor
Flow sensor
Public API: No    API devices
Video: Skydrop install 1
Skydrop install 2
Buy on Amazon


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